Meadow Rue Merrill

Meadow Rue Merrill is an award-winning Maine journalist and frequent contributor to Down East.

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    Emerald Oasis

    Waterfalls, ponds, and a playful collection of statues turn a Cumberland backyard into an enchanting hidden retreat.

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    The Dock House

    Once a liquor-smugglers’ den, one of Freeport’s oldest buildings is now a stunning harborside home.

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    A Day in Owls Head

    A peninsula on a peninsula, Owls Head is often overlooked. But with a little planning, it’s the perfect daylong excursion.

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    Ocean

    You don’t need to fly to France to enjoy the best of French cuisine. Simply head to the recently opened Ocean restaurant at the Cape Arundel Inn.